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  • Flying from CTA to States, stop in FCO
    Aug 25, 2014
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    I'm flying from CTA to The states using Alitalia and I connect in FCO. I already have all my boarding passes and tickets. Will 2 hour layover be enough to get on my next plane? What will the process be?

     

    If both flights are on Alitalia you will arrive in Terminal 1 and follow the signs to Terminal 3. At some point along the way you will go through Schengen exit passport control and security. You should have enough time.

     

  • Traveling with older parents
    Apr 20, 2014
    1
    I am going to Palermo with my parents, going though Rome airport. They cannot walk much. Any help on the best procedure to get them from terminal 3 to terminal 1 would be appreciated

     

    After customs procedure look for signs to Boarding area B & follow it. I suggest you open www.ifly.com/fco, and click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', then scroll down to the detailed text.

     

  • Bag Hold for 4 Days?
    Feb 15, 2014
    0
    Flying into FCO from US and taking a 4 day trip to Ireland leaving directly from Rome (CIA) - are there lockers/baggage hold services at FCO or CIA so that we don't have to take all our luggage to Ireland and back?

     

  • Best meeting place
    Nov 24, 2013
    1
    I will be arriving on US Air, my friends will arrive on TAP atTerminal 3, where will be the easiest place to meet? Thanks Not able to open roinrome.com/%20transportation/where-to-meet-at-FCO

     

    Why can't you open it? Also, you will also be arriving in Terminal 3. The address you posted has a typo in it - try http://www.roninrome.com/%20transportation/where-to-meet-at-FCO

     

  • Arriving T3 by Qatar baggage
    Jun 8, 2013
    2
    Hi I am arriving by Qatar Airways at T3 , my onward flight to Turin is on Alitalia from T1. Do I have collect and re-book baggage at T1.

     

    If you have purchased one ticket for both airlines, your bags will be transferred; if not, you probably will need to take your bag after customs clearance to T1 to check it in with Alitalia, as Qatar & Alitalia do not belong to the same airline alliance. On arrival at FCO, you go through 'non-Schengen' (foreign) passport control, and customs clearance. Your connection at T1 is in Boarding Area B (gates 1-30).

     

    Thanks , much appreciated. Yes Its one ticket for both airlines. I wonder if you tell if there are any outlets at T1 where I can buy local SIM card.

     

  • United flight to FCO..cutting close help
    Jun 3, 2013
    6
    I am in Florence but hyave to take the United flight to Dulles tomorrow at 10:50. The earliest train from Florence arrives at Rome termini at 8:30 am and the train to FCO leaves at 8:53, arriving at terminal 3 at 9:23 am. Am I going to misss the flight? Any help/suggestion.

     

    Maybe you can get lucky with the shuttle from Terminal 3 to Terminal 5 for your departure. But you'll really be cutting it close.

     

    The Leonardo Express train from Rome's termini arrives at Terminal 3 underground. You will need to take the shuttle (at T3, outside of departures level) to Terminal 5, your United departure. T5 is for security-sensitive flights to the United States & Israel only . It has one level, with 3 entrances, an Information desk, special assistance lounge, check-in desks, special security checks & passport control, as well as boarding area G with gates G1-14. If you have checked in on-line & only carry-on bag, you have plenty of time; don't know how frequent the shuttles are. Hope this will help you.

     

    Thanks guys.. do you know how frequent are the shuttles between T3 and T5? If I take a taxi from termini will I arrive T5 sooner?

     

    You might want to try the taxi. I can't imagine traffic would be that bad on a Saturday morning and you can go straight to T5.

     

    Sure.. makes sense

     

    Made it comfortably.. by train all the way and by shuttle from T3 to T5.

     

  • Need to catch flight to Venice
    Jan 24, 2013
    1
    We are arriving on a Delta/Alitalia flight from Boston into Rome at 7:10am. We need to get to Venice on arrival and are looking to book a separate flight leaving at 10:45am on Alitalia to Venice. Is that enough time to get bags, clear customs off the Boston flight, then get to where a domestic Alitalia flight to Venice would be and check in? Thanks

     

    Over 3 hours should be plenty of time.

     





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